Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Where the grass is greener and the music is hotter……

The fourth annual 2015 Meadow City Music Festival in Las Vegas, New Mexico, will host local and regional entertainers on two stages Friday (Aug....

‘Fiestas de Taos’ celebration set for July 17-19

TAOS —Taos is celebrating its annual Fiestas de Taos this weekend (July 17–19) with three full days of events in honor of the feast days of Taos’ Catholic patron saints, St. Anne and St. James (Santa Ana y Santiago).

Angel Fire Flea Market

The sunny day that greeted shoppers at the annual <span class="st">Community-wide Flea Market sponsored by the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce</span> Saturday (June 27) at the Cove Arts Center parking lot in Angel Fire followed a cacophonous thunderstorm the night before. Several attendees reported being kept awake much of the night.

Raton meeting set to discuss Community Master Plan

RATON – How do you envision downtown Raton? Come share your ideas during a community meeting Monday (June 8) 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Raton City Commission Chambers, 224 Savage Ave., Raton.

The Little Race That Could

Today if you were to drive down a certain two-lane road near Red River on a pre-dawn winter morning, you just might see a tiny light bobbing through the darkness. The slight figure wearing the headlamp will wave and keep running. Never mind that it is two degrees Fahrenheit: Lisa Mackey is getting a few miles in before work and she is one determined woman.

Clovis men convicted of unlawful hunting

RATON – Eight Clovis men will pay penalties and fines totaling $7,189 after pleading guilty to numerous poaching and other charges, including killing a deer and turkey out of season and hunting without licenses.

Tigers on a roll, sweep Santa Rosa, beat Robertson

RATON — The tough early season schedule is paying dividends for the Raton baseball team. The Tigers started the week by beating Las Vegas Robertson again on Tuesday (April 7), then swept Santa Rosa in the District 5AAA opener in Raton on Saturday (April 11).

The Lady Tigers softball squad rolls to 11-2 mark

RATON — With an 8-0 win over the Estancia Lady Bears on Friday (April 11), the Lady Tiger softball team is in the midst of a nine game winning streak and are currently 11-2 overall and a perfect 4-0 in district play.

Springer Chamber acknowledges Oasis Motel

SPRINGER – In its quest to recognize existing businesses in Springer, the Springer Chamber of Commerce has selected the Oasis Motel to be April’s recipient of a cake. Not realizing that the Oasis was in the process of changing hands, this cake of recognition would also be a cake of welcoming Kim and Henry Apodaca as new owners/operators of the newly named Oasis H and K Motel in Springer, N.M.

Local writer tapped for state book award

RATON — Raton writer and painter Isis M Grayling’s book “Hans von Lilyblade: A Collection of Short Stories & Poems for Children” is a finalist in the 2015 New Mexico Press Women (NMPW) Excellence in Communications Contest in the Books and Creative Writing/Children’s category.